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Teaching Assistant Apprentice DAVID NIEPER EDUCATION TRUST

Do you want to support students onto greater things? Are you excited by the opportunities and possibilities for students available through applied learning and working in partnership with local employers? This is an immensely exciting time to be joining the academy, being a key driver in enhancing the academic & social achievement of our students.

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Closing date: 06 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,440.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.05am - 4.35pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000094857

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

General Responsibilities:

  • To communicate effectively with the public and wider community and provide effective support for teaching staff and pupils
  • To promote and support the implementation of the academy aims, policies and values
  • To work flexibly as part of the support staff team to contribute to the smooth operation of the school
  • To use the academy computer hardware and software packages where appropriate
  • Candidates should indicate an acceptance of, and a commitment to, the Academy’s policies in relation to equality and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Establish productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
  • Ensure the health, safety and welfare of students is maintained at all times
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students within the classroom and academy
  • Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other relevant professionals, in liaison with the teacher, to support students learning and progress
  • Motivate students to complete tasks set by the class teacher and encourage students to interact and work co-operatively with others to ensure all students are engaged on the set task
  • Respond to any questions from students about process and procedures
  • Preparing the classroom for lessons, tidying up and keeping the classroom in good order
  • Creating displays of pupils’ work
  • Undertake any administrative duties as required
  • To assist and support staff and students in the classroom or in the Base as directed. This will provide support for students as directed by the SENCO/Assistant SENCO
  • To provide support for teachers in delivering intervention strategies (e.g. numeracy/literacy/SEN) as required
  • To supervise lunchtime activities on a rota basis
  • To plan, deliver and review intervention groups, homework club and extracurricular clubs
  • Accompany teaching staff and students on educational visits
  • To attend faculty meetings
  • To support with all whole academy and faculty events as required
  • Any other duties reasonable, as requested by line manager or Headteacher

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression within the school.

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Initiative, Flexibility, Ability to work under pressure, Motivated

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or Above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or Above) Essential

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates .

About the employer

The David Nieper Academy is a newly formed academy in Alfreton, Derbyshire. A brand new school building was opened in early 2017 with the Sixth Form Centre in September 2017. A key aspect of our vision is our focus on applied learning within all subject areas and across year groups. This year we have seen an increase in student numbers within each year group and we are looking to build on this year on year. This is an immensely exciting time to be joining the academy and being a key driver in enhancing the academic and social achievement of our students. Our Academy is sponsored by the David Nieper Education Trust, together with local employer partners, who are highly committed in supporting the development and achievements of our students. With an innovative approach to teaching, hands-on learning and brand new purpose-built facilities, we believe that this is a truly exciting time to join the academy. We are currently a small school of 700 students 11-19 however, our intention is to grow quickly to our full capacity of 850 students. The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant who has the determination and drive to become an outstanding practitioner. The Governing Body is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people so all staff appointments are subject to employment checks and a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Employer

DAVID NIEPER EDUCATION TRUST

Address

GRANGE STREET

ALFRETON

DE55 7JA

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Training

Training provider

TRAINING SERVICES 2000 LTD

Contact

James Lund

james.lund@learningunlimiteduk.com

01332 296995

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)


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